A Hornet’s Nest – A Review of Charitable Spending by UK Charities

a hornets nestThe research analysed 5,543 charities with over £0.5m in their latest reported accounts, and a total combined income of £40.7bn, and calculated their latest reported spending on charitable activities (according to the Charity Commission’s own websites) as a percentage of their income. During the research the team discovered numerous instances where data on the Charity Commission’s websites were either not up to date or incorrectly listed, or both. The True and Fair Foundation therefore also used data from the charity’s own Report and Accounts filed at Companies House.
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